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Hairy house stays cool in So Paulo with an amazing palm fiber facade

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 23, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Jul 22, 2016

This "hairy" house in Sao Paulo, designed by Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana, is covered in palm fiber that protect the interior from excessive sunlight. Built for Zunino and Solange Ricoy, the designers' long-term clients, the house references Brazil's indigenous architecture, where piassava palm fiber were used to regulate indoor temperatures and protect people from the tropical heat. The four-story house is located in Sao Paulo's Jardim Paulista neighborhood. According to...






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